of embarassing moments throughout the course of the year. barclays and hsbc both lost ceos after an investigation revealed the banks had manipulated libor, a benchmark interest rate, for the benefit of their firms. still to come, how counterfeit wine may be sneaking its way into your glass. that's later. but first, will the box office hit the billion-dollar record? what movies could stand in the way, after these "in the know" messages. wñ this just could be a record- breaking year at the box office. with just a handful of days left, the 2009 record of more than $10.5 billion spent at the movies is within reach. with us is erik childress of the chicago film critics' assoc. hi erik. > > hello. > so, what did everyone see last weekend? > > last weekend you had a bunch of new openings come up. you had tom cruise's latest film, "jack reacher," did only about $15.6 million. one of his lesser openings for the better part of his career. judd apatow's "this is 40" made it $12 million. but everyone was still seeing "the hobbit," which, even though the number was down, was still very handily at number one.